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January 9, 2016

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PEO Chapter KP Meeting

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Group Name: PEO Chapter KP

Contact Person: Claudia Gieswein

Contact Phone: 319-358-6604

Second Contact Name: Kirsten Nelson

Second Contact Phone: 319-541-3638

Open to the public

Details: Chapter Meeting

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ICLF Staff Training

9:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Iowa City Learning Foundation

Contact Person: Janet Shepherd

Contact Phone: 319-321-7889

Second Contact Name: Robert van Deusen

Second Contact Phone: 319-330-8379

Closed to the public

Details: Training for potential staff members of the Iowa City Learning Foundation.

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Family Storytime: with Kathy

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents. Storytime includes both shorter and longer stories combined with action games and activities. Family Storytime is recommended for all ages, but parents are asked to sit with their younger children.

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Iowa State LULAC

10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Iowa State LULAC

Contact Person: Janet weaver

Contact Phone: 319-358-9866

Second Contact Name: Mike Reyes

Second Contact Phone: 563-343-4108

Closed to the public

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National Federation of the Blind of Iowa: Old Capitol Chapter

11:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Old Capital Chapter NFB

Contact Person: Tai Tomasi

Contact Phone: 515-710-4402

Second Contact Name: Inny Duncan

Second Contact Phone: 319-530-3635

Open to the public

Details: Monthly blindness advocacy group meeting. Open to anyone interested in issues involving visual impairment.

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Auditions for ICCT's Lost in Yonkers

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Meeting Room C

Group Name: Iowa City Community Theatre's

Contact Person: Nate Sullivan

Contact Phone: 515-971-1325

Second Contact Name: Nate Sullivan

Second Contact Phone: 515-971-1270

Open to the public

Details: Open auditions for Iowa City Community Theatre's production of Lost in Yonkers. Sides will be available for cold readings.

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Dreamwell's Auditions for Gidion's Knot

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Dreamwell Theatre

Contact Person: Matt Falduto

Contact Phone: 319-358-9092

Second Contact Name: Steve Polchert

Second Contact Phone: 319-423-9820

Open to the public

Details: Auditions for Dreamwell's production of Gidion's Knot by Johnna Adams

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Teen Center Weekend Tech Times

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Open Meditation Group

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Open Meditation Group

Contact Person: Andres Carlstein

Contact Phone: 917-952-4591

Second Contact Name: Adam Jaschen

Second Contact Phone: 515-681-8878

Open to the public

Details: Are you looking for more peace in your life? This group meets weekly to practice and is open to the public. No experience necessary, and there is never a fee of any kind. Enjoy the benefits of meditation and see how quickly it can transform your life for the better!

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Eckhart Tolle Group

4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Eckhart Tolle Group

Contact Person: Janis Russell

Contact Phone: 319-338-6716

Second Contact Name: Scott Wilcox

Second Contact Phone: 319-430-4908

Open to the public

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January 10, 2016

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Wolf Den meeting

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Wolf Den

Contact Person: Michelle Weckmann

Contact Phone: 319-331-5911

Second Contact Name: Chris Weckmann

Second Contact Phone: 319-331-3603

Closed to the public

Details: Meeting of IC Wolf Den

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Arabic For kids

1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Ahlulbayt Center

Contact Person: Hayder Alalwan

Contact Phone: 319-621-5730

Second Contact Phone:

Closed to the public

Details: Teaching class

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Project Green 2nd Sunday Garden Forum: Something Old, Something New - Trees, Shrubs and Evergreens

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 356-5200

Co-Sponsor: Project GREEN

Co-Sponsor Contact: Jan Carpenter

Co-Sponsor Phone: 338-8613

Open to the public

Details: Chuck Porto, retail manager at Iowa City Landscaping & Garden Center and host of KXIC radio's Saturday Lawn & Garden Show, will be here to re-introduce us to the best of the old standards, and introduce us to the best of the "new" plants on the market. Chuck lives, works and gardens in Iowa City.

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Sunday Fun Day: Sock Snowmen!

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200,

Open to the public

Details: Do you have odd socks that are missing a partner? Bring them in to the library today and we'll turn them in to snowmen! While tube socks work best, any sock will do! Fun activities for families to enjoy together.

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James Gang Board Meeting

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: The James Gang

Contact Person: Cassandra Elton

Contact Phone: 908-868-5142

Second Contact Name: Katie Heffner

Second Contact Phone: 319-333-2110

Open to the public

Details: The James Gang is a local non-profit that helps other non-profits go public. This is our monthly board meeting.

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January 11, 2016

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ICPL Tech Help

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 12:00-4:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

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Toddler Storytime: with Nancy

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Specifically planned for toddlers or young preschoolers. The same program is performed Mondays and Tuesdays each week. Ideal for young children with short attention spans who need short stories, fingerplays, and action rhymes.

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Teen Center After School Tech Times

4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Arts Iowa City Board Meeting

5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Arts Iowa City

Contact Person: Dan Cummins

Contact Phone: 847-533-8202

Second Contact Name: Laurie Cummins

Second Contact Phone: 847-533-9169

Closed to the public

Details: Arts IC

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Women Helping Women Winn

6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: WHWW

Contact Person: Marissa Marriott

Contact Phone: 501-944-0757

Second Contact Name: Sabrina Rogers

Second Contact Phone: 920-723-0112

Closed to the public

Details: Professional Women's Referral Group

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Auditions for ICCT's Lost in Yonkers

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Meeting Room C

Group Name: Iowa City Community Theatre's

Contact Person: Nate Sullivan

Contact Phone: 515-971-1325

Second Contact Name: Carl Brown

Open to the public

Details: Open auditions for Iowa City Community Theatre's production of Lost in Yonkers. Sides will be available for cold readings.

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Dreamwell's Auditions for Gidion's Knot

6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Dreamwell Theatre

Contact Person: Matt Falduto

Contact Phone: 319-358-9092

Second Contact Name: Steve Polchert

Second Contact Phone: 319-423-9820

Open to the public

Details: Auditions for Dreamwell's production of Gidion's Knot by Johnna Adams

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Bicyclists of Iowa City Board Meeting

6:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Group Name: Bicyclists of Iowa City

Contact Person: Nate Vanderweide

Contact Phone: 319-430-9941

Second Contact Name: Mary Copper

Second Contact Phone: 319-430-7169

Open to the public

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January 12, 2016

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CIRAS (Center for Industrial Research and Service)

9:15 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: CIRAS - ISU

Contact Person: Julie Fagle

Contact Phone: 319-310-8612

Second Contact Name: Melissa Burant

Second Contact Phone: 319-361-9101

Closed to the public

Details: Development

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Toddler Storytime: with Angie

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Specifically planned for toddlers or young preschoolers. The same program is performed Mondays and Tuesdays each week. Ideal for young children with short attention spans who need short stories, fingerplays, and action rhymes.

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ICPL Tech Help

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 12:00-4:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

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UAY Job Shop

3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Co-Sponsor: United Action For Youth

Co-Sponsor Contact: Ashley Lindley

Open to the public

Details: Job Shop is a program where teens ages 12-17 years can receive free help from UAY staff to search for jobs. At Job Shop we aim to help you gain the skills you need to succeed in the workforce. We can help you search for available jobs, complete job applications, create a resume, and prepare for job interviews. We will be available at the Iowa City Public Library the second Tuesday of every month from 3:30pm-5:30pm. You can also receive Job Shop assistance during our drop-in hours every Thursday from 2pm-4pm at our 355 Iowa Avenue Youth Center location where we will be available to help!

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NextGen Book Club

4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: NextGen Climate

Contact Person: Liam Hancock

Contact Phone: 319-594-0522

Open to the public

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Teen Center After School Tech Times

5:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Iowa Writers' House Presents: The Violet Realm

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 356-5200

Co-Sponsor: Iowa Writers' House

Co-Sponsor Contact: Andrea Wilson

Co-Sponsor Phone: 786-612-5551

Open to the public

Details: Come join your fellow fantasy,sci-fi, and fiction writers for the Iowa Writers’ House two-hour write-in sessions every second and fourth Tuesday at the Iowa City Public Library. We’ll come together and provide prompts, topic discussions, and the chance to free write with Iowa City’s literary community. Ever had the dream to write but don’t know where to start? Are you an experienced writer who just can’t break through that pesky writer’s block? Do you have knowledge you want to impart upon fellow writers? Join us!

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ICN #563881 - Iowa Shares Meeting

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Iowa Shares

Contact Person: Toni Blair

Contact Phone: 1-800-248-4483

Closed to the public

Details: Iowa Shares members discuss organization operations and learn how to fundraise through workplace giving programs.

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Veterans For Peace Meeting

6:45 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: Veterans For Peace

Contact Person: Ed Flaherty

Contact Phone: 319-621-6766

Second Contact Name: Jim Bradley

Second Contact Phone: 319-4008188

Closed to the public

Details: Meeting of Veterans For Peace Chapter #161. All veterans and others interested in working for peace are welcome. The need for voices for peace is urgent.

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Iowa City Astronomy Club

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: IC Astronomy Club

Contact Person: Dan Bastemeyer

Contact Phone: 319-338-3618

Second Contact Name: Jim Baker

Second Contact Phone: 319-688-9853

Open to the public

Details: Monthly Meeting

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January 13, 2016

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ICPL Tech Help

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 1:00-5:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

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Preschool Storytime with Kathy

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children who are 3,4, or 5 years old.

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Music on Wednesday @ICPL: Deb Singer

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Lobby

Staff or Desk Contact: ICPL

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Since 1980 Deb Singer has shared her passion for music and movement with the Iowa City community. Deb is a perennial favorite at ICPL Storytimes, local preschools, and other events for the "under 5 crowd." She also shares her joy in music through her performance with the world music band, Kol Shira. Today Deb will share her classical guitar favorites.

Celebrate "all things music" with Music on Wednesday. Part of "Music is the Word" series to welcome the UI School of Music to Downtown Iowa City. More information is available at http://www.icpl.org/mitw

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Teen Center After School Tech Times

4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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LULAC Meeting (League of United Latin American Citizens)

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: LULAC

Contact Person: Andrew Bribriesco

Contact Phone: 563-505-2770

Second Contact Name: Gabrila Rivera

Second Contact Phone: 319-321-6059

Open to the public

Details: Legal Latin American citizens organizational meeting: community members monthly meeting

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Paul's Book Club - Prairie Lights Books

7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Paul's Book Club

Contact Person: Paul Ingram

Contact Phone: 319-337-2681

Open to the public

Details: This month's book: "The Folded Leaf" by William Maxwell. Everybody is welcome.

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January 14, 2016

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Music is the Word, Preschool Storytime: West Music, Sing and Play and Learn Today

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Casey

Contact Phone: 319-887-6028

Open to the public

Details: Today West Music's Sing and Play and Learn Today will be leading us in a special musical preschool storytime. Stop by to learn some new songs and have a great time singing, dancing and playing together!

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Senior Tech Zone

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 356-5200

Co-Sponsor: Johnson County Livable Communities

Co-Sponsor Phone: 338-0515

Open to the public

Details: Want to learn how to use Google or make better searches? Or would you like to try your hand at Facebook, blogging or learn how to scan? Or maybe you just need some extra help using a computer. Come join your peers for a two-hour drop in session, no sign-up needed and it is free!

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Know the 10 Signs of Alzheimer’s Program

3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Group Name: Alzheimer’s Association of East Central Iowa

Contact Person: Ann Drobot

Contact Phone: 319-294-9699

Open to the public

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Teen Center After School Tech Times

3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Totally Tweens: Winter Luau

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Fight off the winter blues by taking a trip to sunny Hawaii. Join us for our version of a luau complete with lei making, limbo and other tropical games.

For children in grades 3rd-6th

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Music is the Word Documentary Screening: Keep on Keepin' On

7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Information Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: A documentary that follows jazz legend Clark Terry over four years to document the mentorship between Terry and 23-year-old blind piano prodigy Justin Kauflin as the young man prepares to compete in an elite, international competition. 84 min (2014)

Part of the ICPL "Music Is The Word" series welcoming the University of Iowa School of Music to downtown Iowa City. Information about other events available at http://www.icpl.org/mitw

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January 15, 2016

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ICN #565602 - Iowa Council on Homelessness

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Iowa Council on Homelessness

Contact Person: Toni Blair

Contact Phone: 1-800-248-4483

Closed to the public

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Early Satellite Voting for January 19 Special Election

10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Meeting Rooms B & C

Staff or Desk Contact: Johnson County Auditor's Office

Contact Phone: 319.356.6004

Co-Sponsor Contact: jdeeth@co.johnson.ia.us

Open to the public

Details: Call the Johnson County Auditor's Office for more information: 356-6004.

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Book Babies: with Karen (am)

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Karen Gordon

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

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Book Babies: with Karen (pm)

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Karen Gordon

Contact Phone: 319-887-3402

Open to the public

Details: Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

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Teen Center After School Tech Times

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Epilepsy Foundation EEG Meeting

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: Epilepsy Foundation

Contact Person: Sloane Henry

Contact Phone: 319-359-8682

Closed to the public

Details: Epilepsy Foundation EEG Meeting

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January 16, 2016

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Conscious Birth Summit 2016

9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Meeting Rooms A, B, C, D

Group Name: Iowa Birth Organization

Contact Person: Kristin Bergman

Contact Phone: 319-621-0335

Second Contact Name: Jenn Bowen

Second Contact Phone: 319-594-2205

Open to the public

Details: Empowered, evidence-based healthy childbirth informative community event.

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Family Storytime: with Morgan

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents. Storytime includes both shorter and longer stories combined with action games and activities. Family Storytime is recommended for all ages, but parents are asked to sit with their younger children.

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Explore Your iPad

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Come to get an overview of the iPad and explore navigation, important settings, native applications, and much more. This class is designed for a person that is new to using an iPad. Space is limited so register online or by calling 356-5200.

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iPad Tips & Tricks

12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Learn useful tips and tricks for making the most out of your iPad. The class will go over customizing your device, keeping your iPad safe, getting the most out of your memory, and much more! Taught by an ICPL Librarian. Space is limited so register online or by calling 356-5200. **** It is suggested that you take Explore your iPad before registering for this class ****

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Saturday Dungeons and Dragons

1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: Calling all teenage adventurers! We're starting a Dungeons and Dragons campaign, and we want you to join. Never played Dungeons and Dragons? No problem! Allie will instruct you in the dark arts.

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Teen Center Weekend Tech Times

2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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January 17, 2016

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Conscious Birth Summit 2016

12:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Meeting Rooms A, B, C, D

Group Name: Iowa City Doulas

Contact Person: Kristin Bergman

Contact Phone: 319-621-0336

Second Contact Name: Jenn Bowen

Second Contact Phone: 319-594-2203

Open to the public

Details: The 10th Annual childbirth educational event.

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Sunday Fun Day:: Winter Marshmallow Fun!

2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200,

Open to the public

Details: Come make a snowman and other wintery fun out of marshmallows! This is a fun lick and stick art project that you can keep-or eat!

Fun activities for families to enjoy together.

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January 18, 2016

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Martin Luther King Jr Holiday

Iowa City Public Library will be open 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

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ICPL Tech Help

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 12:00-4:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

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Toddler Storytime: with Nancy

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Specifically planned for toddlers or young preschoolers. The same program is performed Mondays and Tuesdays each week. Ideal for young children with short attention spans who need short stories, fingerplays, and action rhymes.

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MLK Day ON!

10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Meeting Room A, Meeting Room B,

Meeting Room C

Group Name: The Herky CARES Project

Contact Person: Erin McFerrin

Contact Phone: 319-335-9230

Second Contact Name: Kate Fitzgerald

Second Contact Phone: 319-335-3700

Open to the public

Details: Come celebrate the National Day of Service with students from the University of Iowa, Kids Against Hunger, and the Johnson County Crisis Center by making food and care packages for those who need them!

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MLK Day ON! (Site #2)

10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: MLK Day ON!

Contact Person: Erin McFerrin

Contact Phone: 319-335-5441

Second Contact Name: Kate Fitzgerald

Second Contact Phone: 319-335-3700

Closed to the public

Details: Students from UI will be making crafts for residents of Ecumenical Towers, an apartment community for the elderly, while learning about issues and challenges the elderly face in America.

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Teen Center School's Out Tech Times

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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LWVJC Board Meeting

1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Meeting Room D (ICN)

Group Name: League of Women Voters of Johnson County

Contact Person: Gaylen Wobeter

Contact Phone: 319-338-5218

Second Contact Name: Nancy Lynch

Second Contact Phone: 319-338-3818

Closed to the public

Details: Board of Directors meeting, League of Women Voters of Johnson County

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Totally Tweens: Fired Up

3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Morgan

Contact Phone: 319-887-6044

Open to the public

Details: Enjoy your day off by painting a ceramic bowl with our friends from Fired Up. Bowls may be picked up the following week at the library. Paint and bowls provided. Wear old clothes! Please register below.

For children in grades 3rd-6th.

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6:00 p.m.

The Iowa City Public Library will be closing early at 6:00 p.m. in honor of the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday

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January 19, 2016

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Toddler Storytime: with Angie

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Specifically planned for toddlers or young preschoolers. The same program is performed Mondays and Tuesdays each week. Ideal for young children with short attention spans who need short stories, fingerplays, and action rhymes.

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iPad Tips & Tricks

11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Learn useful tips and tricks for making the most out of your iPad. The class will go over customizing your device, keeping your iPad safe, getting the most out of your memory, and much more! Taught by an ICPL Librarian. Space is limited so register online or by calling 356-5200. **** It is suggested that you take Explore your iPad before registering for this class ****

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ICPL Tech Help

12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 12:00-4:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

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Teen Center After School Tech Times

4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Izzys Oily Club Meeting

6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Meeting Room C

Group Name: Izzys Oily Club

Contact Person: Manda Brown

Contact Phone: 319-325-6486

Second Contact Phone: 319-325-6486

Open to the public

Details: A monthly meeting of all the ladies in our oily club, we will be making things to take home and I will be talking to them about the month ahead. I am not selling anything at this meeting.

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Critical 5

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Critical 5

Contact Person: Marjorie Davis

Contact Phone: 319-331-0410

Second Contact Name: Joanne Seeburger

Second Contact Phone: 319- 331-0473

Closed to the public

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January 20, 2016

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ICPL Tech Help

10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email account, Skype, or set up a Facebook page? Or do you just want to learn more about the online products and services available at ICPL? Let us help! Bring your questions or the gadget that's giving you grief and stop by any one of the ICPL Tech Help sessions: Mondays from 10:00-noon, Tuesdays 1:00-5:00, or Wednesday 10:00-noon in the 2nd Floor Computer Lab

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Preschool Storytime with Kathy

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children who are 3,4, or 5 years old.

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Arc of Southeast Iowa Job Fair

11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Meeting Room C

Group Name: Arc of Southeast Iowa

Contact Person: Evelyn Charles

Contact Phone: 319-351-5017

Second Contact Name: Jorja Ludeking

Second Contact Phone: 319-325-0028

Open to the public

Details: Looking for a few hours of work? Apply to work with individuals with disabilities in their homes, at their job site, and in the community. Come and learn more about The Arc of Southeast Iowa!

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Music Is The Word: German POWs Making Music in Iowa During the Second World War

12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Information Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: A lunch talk by Kelsey Kramer, a PhD student in Musicology at the University of Iowa and a staff member at the University of Iowa Center for Human Rights.

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Teen Center After School Tech Times

4:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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Iowa City Climate Advocates January Meeting

7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: Iowa City Climate Advocates

Contact Person: Eric Johnson

Contact Phone: 319-400-9903

Second Contact Name: Peter Rolnick

Second Contact Phone: 660-342-2671

Open to the public

Details: Iowa City Climate Advocates will be holding their monthly climate change meeting. The first part of the meeting will feature a discussion about the commonalities between labor organizers and environmentalism, with two leaders from labor groups. We will also be planning a presentation on the Paris climate talks.

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January 21, 2016

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Music is the Word, Preschool Storytime: with Marc Falk

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Meeting Room A

Staff or Desk Contact: Casey

Contact Phone: 319-887-6028

Open to the public

Details: Marc Falk, a music professor at Coe College and founder of Iowa City's Outdoor Adventure Camps will present a concert of fun and interactive music for kids and parents. Featuring songs about animals, authors, food, Iowa City,the ICPL, and more! Part of the ICPL "Music Is The Word" series welcoming the University of Iowa School of Music to downtown Iowa City.

For more information about Professor Falk please visit the Coe College website-- http://www.coe.edu/academics/music/music_faculty/faculty_marc_falk

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Senior Tech Zone

10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk

Contact Phone: 356-5200

Co-Sponsor: Johnson County Livable Communities

Co-Sponsor Phone: 338-0515

Open to the public

Details: Want to learn how to use Google or make better searches? Or would you like to try your hand at Facebook, blogging or learn how to scan? Or maybe you just need some extra help using a computer. Come join your peers for a two-hour drop in session, no sign-up needed and it is free!

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USPO (United States Probation Office) Meeting

1:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Group Name: United States Probation Office

Contact Person: Dan Caropreso

Contact Phone: 515-284-6317

Second Contact Name: Alan Drury

Second Contact Phone: 515-284-6406

Closed to the public

Details: USPO Meeting

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After School Minecraft

3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Computer Lab

Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Do you play Minecraft and want to meet other Minecraft players? Come play for an hour at the library. Build peacefully in creative mode or fight to stay alive in survival mode. Game rotation and group play are encouraged. Players should have a Minecraft account to play in multiplayer mode. Players without an account may use a library account, but these are limited and first come first serve. Otherwise players without an account may play still play in singleplayer mode. Please register below. This event is for children in grades 3rd-8th (ages 8-14)

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Teen Center After School Tech Times

3:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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33rd Annual Historic Preservation Awards Ceremony

5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Meeting Room A

Group Name: Iowa City Historic Preservation Commission

Contact Person: Jessica Bristow

Contact Phone: 319-356-5243

Second Contact Name: Bob Miklo

Second Contact Phone: 319-356-5240

Open to the public

Details: 2016 Historic Preservation Awards Ceremony

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January 22, 2016

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Kirkwood English Conversation Club

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Meeting Room E (2nd Floor)

Staff or Desk Contact: Kirkwood Community College

Contact Phone: 319.887.3656

Open to the public

Details: All are welcome at this informal gathering for conversation and community. The English Conversation Club is run by volunteers from Kirkwood Community College with the goal of helping adults who are working on English conversation skills. All adults are welcome. For more information, call Kirkwood Community College at 319.887.3656.

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USPO (United States Probation Office) Meeting

10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Meeting Room B

Group Name: United States Probation Office

Contact Person: Dan Caropreso

Contact Phone: 515-284-6317

Second Contact Name: Alan Drury

Second Contact Phone: 515-284-6406

Closed to the public

Details: USPO Meeting

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Book Babies: with Karen (am)

10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Karen Gordon

Contact Phone: 319-356-5200

Open to the public

Details: Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

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Book Babies: with Karen (pm)

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Storytime Room

Staff or Desk Contact: Karen Gordon

Contact Phone: 319-887-3402

Open to the public

Details: Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

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Teen Center After School Tech Times

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.

Teen Center

Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V

Contact Phone: 319-887-6076

Open to the public

Details: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use. For teens in 7th-12th grade.

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